We run friendly and fun willow weaving workshops at various venues around Yorkshire, below are some of the workshop locations

The Hepworth, Wakefield
The National Trust Nostell Priory, Wakefield
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust Potterick Carr, Doncaster
Mires Beck Nursery, South Cave
The Yorkshire Arboretum, York
The Blacksmiths Shop Crafts, Foggerthorpe
My workshop at Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster
The Old Girls School, Sherburn In Elmet
Stillingfleet Lodge Gardens, York
Yorkshire Ales, Snaith

We also work at other venues. If you would like to organise a workshop for a group please get in touch. I can come to you if you have a suitable venue.

If you would like to purchase a gift voucher please visit my shop, you can purchase gift vouchers for £20.00, £40.00, £65.00 and £70.00

Willow deer workshop

23 January, 2020

23rd January 2010

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

Willow Pheasant

26 January, 2020

26th January 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: My Workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a life sized willow pheasant; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Round Willow basket - Sold Out

30 January, 2020

30th January 2020

09.00 to 17.00

Venue: My workshop, Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. You will make a round shopping basket from scratch. It will be approximately 30cm in width in less you'd like a smaller basket. I will provide all the tools, you will also be able to find out about the history of basketry and I will talk about how we harvest the willow and look after it so we have a stock of it all year around.

Willow Handbag workshop - Out of Stock

1 February, 2020

1st February

Time: 9.30 – 4.30

Venue: My workshop at Stockwell Stud
Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make willow handbag which will have leather straps; you will learn the basics of making square baskets (square basketry includes trugs, square or rectangular baskets). I will provide hot and cold drinks, some light snacks and all the tools you will need for the day and you will have a choice of willow colour.

Willow pig workshop

2 February, 2020

2nd February 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow pig; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. The willow pig you make will be suitable for going in your garden or indoors.

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Willow Hurdle Workshop

6 February, 2020

6th February 2020

10.00 to 15.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this workshop you can make either a hurdle on a wooded frame or a hurdle with a willow frame. You will leave the workshop with the skills to make your own hurdles and the hurdle you make on the day. Please dress warm as the workshop will be run at my workshop which is quite cold. I have a wood log burner but it is still a barn. You will be dry but wear layers.

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Willow Butterfly Workshop

8 February, 2020

8th February 2020

9.30 to 12.30

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow butterfly workshop you will learn the basics of random weaving and make a beautiful garden sculpture, Ideal for a total beginner.

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Willow Dragonfly workshop

8 February, 2020

8th February 2020

13.30 - 16.30

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. You will make a few willow dragon Flies using a traditional technique. It can be mounted on a pole or on a wall to display in your garden.

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Willow Handbag Workshop - Sold Out

9 February, 2020

9th February 2020

9.30.00 to 16.30

Venue: The Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make willow handbag which will have leather straps; you will learn the basics of making square baskets (square basketry includes trugs, square or rectangular baskets). I will provide hot and cold drinks, some light snacks and all the tools you will need for the day and you will have a choice of willow colour.

Willow Heart workshop

14 February, 2020

Discover the simplicity of random weaving and enjoy a unique Valentine’s Day experience by crafting a beautiful willow heart to enjoy for years to come at National Trust Nostell Priory. To book please follow this link to Nostell's website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events/ff78a36a-4587-4b50-a064-2b730821216a/pages/details

Willow Heart workshop

15 February, 2020

15th February 2020

10.00 to 13.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow heart sculpture workshop you will make a beautiful 3d willow heart; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. Suitable for beginners this is a gentle introductions to willow weaving.

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Willow Obelisk workshop

23 February, 2020

23rd February 2020

10.00 to 14.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. You will make a 6ft Obelisk, pea grower ideal for growing your plants up in the garden. You will be able to take this skill home and create more in your own garden, a simple but useful and effective design you will enjoy making.

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Willow bird feeder workshop

26 February, 2020

26th February 2010

9.30 - 4.30

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow bird feeder workshop you will make a bird feeder ideal for feeding you garden birds. You will learn the basics of basketry and have the pleasure of making a great product.

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Willow Trug workshop

27 February, 2020

27/02/2020

9.30 to 16.30

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow trug; you will learn the basics willow square basketry and have a fun day making a sustainable and useful pretty basket.

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Willow Handbag

29 February, 2020

29th February 2020

9.30 to 16.00

Venue: The Old Blacksmith’s Shop Crafts, Foggathorpe, YO8 6PR Suitable for beginners. You will make a willow handbag to be proud of. It has leather handles and will be a unique piece you will enjoy or ever. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.blacksmithshopcrafts.co.uk

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Willow Heron, Chicken or Pheasant Workshop

4 March, 2020

Wednesday 4th March 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a bird, you can choose either a Heron, Chicken or Pheasant; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow, the birds can go outdoors in your gardens and will look good anywhere.

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Boxing Hare Workshop

8 March, 2020

8th March 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Mires Beck Nursery, Low Mill Lane, South Cave, HU15 2NR Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a decent sized Boxing Hare out of willow; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. To book tickets for this workshop, please visit: www.miresbeck.co.uk

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Willow Round Shopping Basket

14 March, 2020

14th March 2020

9.00 to 17.00

Venue: Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. You will make a beautiful round shopping basket, the ultimate in sustainable bag. A good shopping basket will last you a life time.

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Willow Trug Workshop

15 March, 2020

15th March 2020

9.30.00 to 16.30

Venue: The Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet, LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow trug workshop you will learn the basics of making a square basket. Square basketry is a term used for rectangle and square shaped baskets. It will be a fun day and you will leave with a beautiful willow trug, suitable for carrying flowers, vegetables or fruit.

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Willow Deer

21 March, 2020

21st March 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: Stockwell Stud, Kirkby Wharfe, Tadcaster LS24 9DE Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a 4ft willow deer; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame.

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Willow Dog Workshop

22 March, 2020

22nd March 2020

10.00 to 16.00

Venue: The Old Girls' School, 18 Kirkgate, Sherburn in Elmet LS25 6BL Suitable for beginners. During this willow sculpture workshop you will make a willow dog; you will learn the basics of random weave and creating sculpture with willow without a metal frame. I will email you before the workshop to see what type of dog you would like to make.

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